Pratham's main programs are
- Read India which is Pratham's flagship program working in urban and rural areas to strengthen basics of literacy and numeracy of children between the age of 3 to 14 through innovative
- The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), a citizen-led assessment of children's basic learning outcomes for children in the age group 5 to 16. This assessment model has been adapted for use in several African countries and in Pakistan.
- Pratham Open School of Education (POSE), launched
asa pilot program in 2011, focuses on helping youth, especially girls who have dropped out of school to complete their secondary school certification. The program is now increasingly focusing on in-school students to help address challenges in Upper Primary learning through Pratham Supported Schools (PSS) program.
- Pratham Institute is the vocational training arm of Pratham and works with rural and semi-urban unemployed and underemployed youth to provide them with access to training to reach employability, certification of skills, and provision of subsequent employment or entrepreneurship opportunities.
The funds raised through SCMM 2016 will be directed towards the Pratham Library program. The objective of Pratham's Library program is to ensure that all children in the community have access to
Libraries are stocked with material suitable for children and young people, including:
- Books according to the reading level of children
- Magazines and interesting books with colour and big fonts
- Other material especially relevant to the community
Activities conducted in a library normally include:
- Story reading
- Picture reading
- Fun activities
- Drama & Role Play
- Book Making